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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:06:30 -0400A fragile truce in Syria appears to be crumbling after new airstrikes in Aleppo. More than 100 migrants are reported drowned after a boat capsizes off the Egyptian coast. And the U.S. allows Boeing to sell passenger planes to Iran. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:06:30 -0400Ongoing protests in North Carolina over the police shooting of a black man. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash on national security policy after the New York bombing. And lawmakers sharply question Wells Fargo's CEO over scam accounts. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:06:30 -0400New York Times best-selling author Candice Millard on her new book, "Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill."
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:06:30 -0400Protests erupted this week after the fatal shooting of an African-American man by police in Charlotte — this, after another police shooting in Oklahoma. More than two years after Ferguson, debate over how police departments are addressing deadly force.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:06:30 -0400Juniper French was born four months early, weighing just over one-pound at birth. Her parents, journalists Kelley and Thomas French, tell the story of her fight for survival and the challenges and rewards of raising a "micro-preemie."
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:06:30 -0400Antibiotic resistance kills 700,000 people a year worldwide. For the first time, the U.N. General Assembly is considering taking action.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:06:30 -0400New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd has been writing about politics for more than 30 years. Her insights on presidents past and why she thinks the 2016 presidential race is the nastiest in modern history.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:06:30 -0400The latest on the investigations into bombs in New York City and New Jersey and the stabbings at a Minnesota mall: Suspects, persons of interest and how the incidents are affecting Muslim American communities.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:06:30 -0400More than a century after it was first imagined, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opens its doors in Washington, D.C. this month. The challenge of presenting the complex history of being black in America.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:19:50 -0400In about a week, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will make their case for the White House. A preview of the first presidential debate: What the candidates are likely to discuss, their strategies, and how the debate might affect the dynamics of the race.